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Title Rural livelihoods and poverty reduction policies / edited by Frank Ellis and H. Ade Freeman.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.

Series Routledge studies in development economics ; 42
Routledge studies in development economics ; 42.
Subject Rural development -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Case studies.
Poverty -- Government policy -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Case studies.
Alt Name Ellis, Frank, 1947-
Freeman, H. Ade.
Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 408 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 376-404) and index.
Contents BookCover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Tables; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; 1 Conceptual framework and overview of themes; 2 Dynamic poverty traps and rural livelihoods*; 3 Comparative evidence from four African countries*; 4 Rural livelihoods and agrarian change in sub-Saharan Africa; 5 Livelihood diversification in rural Andhra Pradesh, India*; 6 Household composition and rural livelihoods in Uganda*; 7 Chronic poverty in rural UgandaHarsh realities and constrained choices*; 8 Decentralization and rural livelihoods in Malawi*
9 Rural taxation and poverty reduction in Uganda*10 Marketing reform?; 11 Competition and coordination in liberalized African cotton market systems*; 12 Comparative land tenure issues arising in four countries*; 13 Implications of livelihood strategies for agricultural research A Kenya case study*; 14 Crop-based farming systems and diverse livelihoods in Uganda; 15 More than income; 16 The fisheries sector, livelihoods and poverty reduction in eastern.
Summary This important new collection of contributions brings together current thinking on poverty reduction and rural livelihoods in developing countries. As well as leading economists in the field, there are a number of local contributors.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203006216 (electronic bk.)
9780203006214 (electronic bk.)
0415341191 (Cloth)
OCLC # 62414006
Additional Format Print version: Rural livelihoods and poverty reduction policies. London ; New York : Routledge, 2005 0415341191 (DLC) 2004051038 (OCoLC)55738091